Safety of chemotherapeutic drugs in Uveitis

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Safety of chemotherapeutic drugs in Uveitis

Post by Mike Bartolatz » Thu Jun 19, 2008 4:47 pm

http://www.googlesyndicatedsearch.com/u ... gle+Search

this is a google search of the Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation
of safety of chemotherapeutic drugs in treament of Uveitis

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Safety and effacy of DMARD drugs in treatment of Arthritis

Post by Mike Bartolatz » Thu Jun 19, 2008 4:51 pm

the latest thoughts from the medical community indicate that the sooner one goes onto disease modifying medications the better the long term outlook for the patient. for a long time it was said that 'take that drug and you will get cancer'
that notion has been dispelled and the latest infromation indicates the INFLAMMATION that is allowed to smolder without treatment is what can cause Cancer in many instances not these DMARD drugs in dose required to treat our autoimmune diseases.

below you will find a series of links to information on this topic. I encourage you and all who see this to read them:
http://rheumatology.org/press/2006/1017Methotrexate.asp

http://www.osnsupersite.com/view.asp?rID=20507

http://pats.atsjournals.org/cgi/content/full/2/5/456

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/artic ... 19,00.html

http://p083.ezboard.com/fuveitissupport ... =148.topic

http://presszoom.com/story_115316.html

http://today.uci.edu/news/release_detail.asp?key=1730

I hope they will show you that it is in your best interest to use these medication should they be prescribed for you in the future and to take them exactly as your medical TEAM has determined theu should be used.
If you have any questions, please ask them. many of us have been dealing with these issues for many years. some have used many medications but that doesn't imply that this will be your particular need or future. also know that you are not alone in this.

Wishing you the very best,
Most sincerely,
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ten most common DMARD how to take, tests etc

Post by Mike Bartolatz » Thu Jul 17, 2008 9:32 am

http://rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org/ ... 216a/DC1/1
lists the ten most common DMARD and how to take along with testing for liver function etc.

although it doesn't mention Uveitis treatment, many of them are used for treatment of uveitis and related conditons. the article on Methotrexate indicates use of folic acid on the day after taking the drug along with dosing.
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